RCMP looking to train Afghans

RCMP Commissioner William Elliot says the force is still figuring out how to protect and transport its police trainers around Afghanistan after the military pulls out in 2011, reported the Canadian Press. Mr. Elliot said US military police could fill the gap of Canadian army protection. The joint Canadian-American base in Kandahar has 48 Canadian police trainers who rely on the Canadian army for protection.

Published: Wednesday, 04/28/2010 12:00 am EDT

RCMP Commissioner William Elliot says the force is still figuring out how to protect and transport its police trainers around Afghanistan after the military pulls out in 2011, reported the Canadian Press. Mr. Elliot said US military police could fill the gap of Canadian army protection. The joint Canadian-American base in Kandahar has 48 Canadian police trainers who rely on the Canadian army for protection.

If you are already a subscriber

Subscribe to Embassy

Subscribe to the print and electronic editions and get instant access to Embassy online.


Quick purchase

Purchase this week's edition of Embassy in electronic format (PDF) for $4.00


Sign up for a free trial

For access to the website.



This Week's Issue
policy briefings